Pregnancy in acromegaly: experience from two referral centers and systematic review of the literature.

@article{Cheng2012PregnancyIA,
  title={Pregnancy in acromegaly: experience from two referral centers and systematic review of the literature.},
  author={Sonia Cheng and Ludovica Francesca Stella Grasso and Jos{\'e} Arturo Mart{\'i}nez-Orozco and Rany Al-Agha and Rosario Pivonello and Annamaria Colao and Shereen Ezzat},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={2012},
  volume={76 2},
  pages={264-71}
}
BACKGROUND Acromegaly results from increased growth hormone and its target insulin-like growth factor-1, most commonly due to a pituitary tumour. As it is frequently accompanied by infertility, little is known about the course of this disease in pregnancy. OBJECTIVE We describe 13 new pregnancies in acromegalic women and compare their outcomes in a systematic review of the literature. METHODS We collected clinical, biochemical, imaging, and outcomes data during and following pregnancy and… CONTINUE READING

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